Dope Boys

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"Dope Boys"
Single by The Game featuring Travis Barker
from the album LAX
Released June 24, 2008
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Rap rock
Length 4:03
Label Geffen
Songwriter(s) J. Taylor
Producer(s) 1500 or Nothin', DJ Quik (add.)
The Game singles chronology
"Game's Pain"
"Dope Boys"
"My Life"

"Game's Pain"
"Dope Boys"
"My Life"
Travis Barker singles chronology
"Dope Boys"
(2008) Dope Boys2008
"Can a Drummer Get Some"
(2011) Can a Drummer Get Some2011

"Dope Boys" is the second single from The Game's third studio album, LAX. The song features Travis Barker playing the drums. The song samples "Eleanor Rigby" By The Beatles. The song was supposed to appear in the 2008 driving game Midnight Club: Los Angeles, however it was ommited from the game for unknown reasons.[1]

Music video[edit]

The official video was directed and edited by Matt Alonzo[2] and it featured Travis Barker, Omar Cruz, Black Wall Street, Mr. Capone-E and BYI members. In the video, The Game is standing on top of a building with the Los Angeles skyline behind him among many other images.[3] In the music video he also wears Beats By Dr. Dre headphones.

Covers and remixes[edit]

The song has been freestyled by rappers Bow Wow, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, and Dynasty of L.$.G. Royce da 5'9" also has a freestyle called Flow Boy on his Bar Exam 2 mixtape. There is also an unofficial remix featuring Trae on his mixtape "Streets Advocate" and Young Buck featured this song (non-album) in April 2010.

Chart position[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[4] 11


  1. ^ SuperType1 (2018-05-05), Midnight Club: Los Angeles - Removed Music, retrieved 2018-07-29 
  2. ^ "Modern Artists Video - VIMBY". 2008-12-16. Archived from the original on 2008-12-16. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  3. ^ The Game - Dope Boys official video Accessed July 25, 2008.
  4. ^ Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[dead link]

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